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? it's tuesday, november 29th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." wildfires threatened two tennessee resort towns, forcing people to evacuate. several people survive a plane crash carrying a soccer team in the colombian mountains. and ohio state university attacked. this morning, classes resume, but questions remain after a student ran over and stabbed several people. stabbed stabbed several people. captioning funded by cbs goo morning, from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news
well, this morning, wind-stoked wildfires have forced the evacuations in two popular tourist towns in east tennessee. a mandatory evacuation was ordered for downtown gatlinburg as flames and choking smoke swept through and around the great smoky mountain national park. an advisory was issued there, were also evacuated. police have been going door to door to warn residents. >> the wind direction is swirling. we've picked up many embers and caused spot fires. multiple trees began to fall, taking down power line which is caused other fires to occur. we are in the process of fighting multiple fires. >> the national guard has been mobilized. nearby, the dollywood resort was also evacuated last night.
a chartered jetliner with 81 people on board crashed in central colombia last night. a brazilian soccer team was on board but there are reports of survivors. officials say at least 75 people were killed. rescue operations have been suspended. the jet had stopped in santa cruz bolivia and was on route to medellin when it went down in a remote other outside of the city. the crew declared an emergency due to an electrical failure. there were 72 passengers and 9 crew members on boards. the soccer team was from southern brazil and scheduled to play a match tomorrow.p a ca ohio state university is being vetsed as a possible act of terrorism. 11 people were injured, one is in critical condition. we're learning more from the somali-born attacker shot and kill by police. hena daniels is here in new york. >> good morning, anne-marie.
somali refugee to carry out this attack at ohio state university. investigators say the attacker deliberately plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus monday morning, and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife before he was fatally shot by a campus police officer. >> reporter: students at ohio state university came together in prayer last night. many had memories of monday's campus rampage fresh on their mind. >> we were in then to the basement. kind of scary because we didn't know much. we couldn't get service in the basement. >> reporter: people on campus barricaded themselves in the classroom. moments before police say abdul razak ali artan intentionally rammed his car into a group of people outside. >> everybody was looking. >> reporter: authorities say the somali refugee then got out of the vehicle with a butcher knife and began stabbing onlookers. >> all patients are alert.
>> reporter: university officer alan horujko is credited with ending the chaos. >> our officer was on the scene in less than a minute and he ended the situation in less than a minute. >> reporter: artan recently transferred to ohio state in the spring. law enforcement officials are looking into a post he allegedly made on facebook shortly before the incident. saying he was sick of the way muslims were being treated. the school president is urging people t >> we don't know anything that would link this to any community. we certainly don't have any evidence that that's the case. >> reporter: so far, officials have searched artan's car and apartment complex and they're investigating the incident as a possible terror attack. and those injured in the attack include an ohio state faculty member, four graduate students and three undergraduate students. all classes are back in session today. anne-marie. >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you so much, hena. well, the officer who killed
praised for his heroism and for following his training. officer alan horujko is 28 years old. and started on the university police force in january of 2015. from ohio state and worked for the student safety service. leaders of the columbus muslim community condemn the attack. >> an ohioan, an american and muslim, we're horrified by this tragedy and attack. >> they say the attack has nothing do to do with their religion and caution that the act of one individual should not further divide the community. coming up on "cbs this morning," more on the investigation on the ohio state university attack. president-elect donald trump resuming interviewing candidates for top administration positions today. including another meeting with secretary of state candidate mitt romney. today, mr. trump will announce
the affordable care act to help him overhaul the nation's health system. but it's the battle over who to choose as secretary of state that is making headlines. kenneth craig has our report. >> reporter: cbs news has learned congressman tom price of georgia has been selected as secretary of health and human services. earlier, former cia director david petraeus became the latest high-profile potential cabinet is a contender for secretary of state. >> he basically walked us around the world. showed a great grasp of the variety of the challenges that are out there and some of the opportunities as well. >> reporter: petraeus resigned in 2012 after admitting to an extramarital affair with his biographer. and mishandling classified information. on tuesday, mr. trump will meet for a second time with former
possible nomination of secretary of state. >> i am just astonished at the breathtaking volume and intensity of blowback that i see that one person close to the president-elect is receiving unsolicited. >> reporter: the president-elect has yet to announce nominations for most of the members of his cabinet, despite dozens of meetings, most of them here at trump tower. but the incoming president has spoken out. he's used twitter to attack hillary clinton's for joining the recount effort led by jill stein in wisconsin, pennsylvania, and michigan. independent fact checkers have found no evidence of voter fraud despite the president-elect's claims online that fraud cost him the popular vote. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. mr. trump was officially declared the winner in michigan claiming all 16 of the state's electoral votes. michigan is the final state to be awarded. he's the first republican to win the state since 1988. demonstrations calling for a higher minimum wage are
cities nationwide today. as a heads jurngs the protests will likely impact travel because workers in more than 20 airports including chicago's o'hare are taking part. baggage workers are joining other workers in demanding a $15 an hour wage. in cuba a massive rally is planned for today to honor fidel castro. thousands of cubans lined up to pay their respects yelled and into the night at 's revolutionary square. castro's brother raul put flowers by his brother's remains. castro's funeral is sunday but neither president obama nor vice president biden will attend. the first plane in more than 50 yearsrs from the u.s. landed yesterday in havana. a packed american airlines plane was greeted by fire trucks.
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antioch, sponsored by a church. five others were hospitalized with food poisoning symptoms. the post and courier reports that dylann roof means he could question survivors of the attack and relatives of the victim. search prospective jurors were chosen yesterday for the trial. the "times-picayune" reports that a woman jumped from a plane yesterday just after it landed in houston. another passenger recorded video of the emergency escape hatch she opened. >> i looked over, sunlight. and i see a figure step out of it. >> she was treated for minor injuries from the 50 foot drop and she was questioned. the united flight originated in new orleans. philly.com says a donald trump supporter is banned for life from delta airlines after a tirade on a plane. another passenger recorded the
delta apologized and said that he should have been removed from the plane. national public radio reports that north dakota ordered the evacuation of the area where oil pipeline protesters are camped. the governor says those who stay do so at their own risk because of threatening weather. a state official says neither police nor the national guard will be used to enforce the order. and "time" magazine says a former "playboy" model pleaded not guilty in her body shaming tape. dani mathers has pleaded not guilty. police say she posted the photo of a naked 70-year-old woman in a locker room of a los angeles gym and mocked her. still ahead, at&t gets ready to launch a new live tv streaming service for a low price. ahead, at&t gets ready to launch a new live tv streaming service for a low
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paisley park in minneapolis. among the scheduled performers, his former band the revolution and more. on the "cbs moneywatch," at&t gets ready to launch a streaming service and cyber monday sales are expected to break a record. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. stocks retreated monday following last week's big gains. consumer companies and banks were hardest hit. amazon lost 1.5%. barnes and noble fell 2%. the dow finished 54 points lower. the s&p lost 11 points. the nasdaq was down 30 points. at&t is getting into the new streaming tv service. called directv now will be available starting tomorrow, it will offer 100 channels with a starting price of $35 a month. theranos is being sued for fraud. the suit claims that theranos
operations and technology to foreign investors. it's brought by robert colman, a silicon valley deal maker. theranos announced that would close its labs and wellness centers following news that its testing centers following news that its technology is not what it seems. aircraft manufacturer boeing received illegal tax break from washington. the wpo said in exchange for subsidies, boeing agreed to keed effectively excluding foreign competition. this is part of a larger legal battle between u.s., boeing, european union and aircraft manufacturer airbus. cyber monday packed a big retail punch but cybersales flourished over the entire thanksgiving weekend. the monday after thanksgiving is still the single busiest online shopping day on the united states. online shoppers were projected to hit a record $3.3 billion in sales.
tracks sales said cybersales on black friday reached $3.3 billion, up 21%. and today is giving tuesday it's described as the annual kickoff for the clarity season with people around the world donating to the charity of their choice. last year giving $116 million. online, about 700,000 donors in 71 countries. anne-marie. >> love this idea. love it as a tradition. a good reminder of what the season is all about, right, jill? >> absolutely, giving back a little. >> you got it, jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much. still ahead -- new zika fear, the first locally transmitted case of the virus is reported in texas. we're looking at what people are doing to protect themselves. doi. every day is a gift especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto?- a breakthrough medicine that can help make more
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some veterans and their families will join michelle obama today for a holiday party. the christmas tree that arrived friday from wisconsin has been decorated. the event is part of the first lady's joining forces campaign. the kids will make holiday crafts and everyone will be treated to goodies from the white house kitchen. and a new law aims to improve response time for veterans. the bill signed yesterday by president obama calls for quick follow-up for calls to a suicide hot line. investigators found that some crisis calls were being taken by underqualified staffers at the department of veterans affairs. texas is reporting the first case of zika that probably came from a mosquito bite in the state. health officials say a brownsville woman who reported no travel to other affected
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here's another look at thi here's another look at this morning's top stories. the wildfires have forced the evacuations in two east tennessee town, gatlinburg and pigeon forge, a popular tourist destination in the great smoky mountain national park. nearby, the dollywood resort was also evacuated last night. and a car and knife attack at ohio state university is being investigated as a possible attack of terrorism. 11 people were injured yesterday, one is in critical condition. a somali-born attacker was killed by police. and a third party candidate is seeking a recount. nancy cordes has more.
three counts are completed and find that the system worked well. >> reporter: the wisconsin elections commission set a timeline to re-examine every ballot and test all of the voting equipment, after green party candidate jill stein raised nearly 3 million to pay for a recount. >> hacking is by nature not obvious, so the only way you can tell is by counting the votes. >> reporter: hillary clinton's team said if has found no evidence of manipulation of results but will participate in the recount, anyway, out of, quote, obligation to the more than 64 million americans who cast ballots for clinton. mr. trump's incoming chief of staff reince priebus denounced the move. >> i think the american people know this is a waste of everyone's time and money, and it's only to divide this country. >> reporter: but mr. trump stepped on that message sunday
was massive vote tampering. he said he only lost the popular vote because of millions of people who voted illegally. and serious voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire, california and virginia. a face charge he seemed to pick up from a conspiracy website. >> i've seen no evidence supporting any of these claims. >> reporter: alex sabiia is california's secretary of state. >> alleged illegal votes throughout the country or in a particular list of states including california i think is wrong. and we have to call him on it. will take about two weeks, for stein's recounts in michigan and pennsylvania is higher. she'll need to show, for example, some evidence that hacking took place. so far, that evidence doesn't appear. nancy cordes, cbs news, washington. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning" more on mr. trump's administration and we'll hear
a memorial for 19 fallen arizona hot shots will opentoday.we'll have a preview of the big event straight ahead. plus... that possible terror attack on the campus of ohio state yesterday has many worried about security this morning.the precautions a-s-u has in place. and..folks in buckeye are forced to pay hundreds of dollars for water.we looking for answers into why they're seeing an increase in ll good morning, great to have you with us...it's tuesday, november 29th, i'm preston phillips. and... i'm yetta gibson. thanks for waking up with us here on cbs5 in the next ten minutes we're going to get you completely prepared for the day with the news you need to know. as temperatures drop in the valley.. the snow continues to fall in the high country..and this morning..flagstaff has issued a snow day for all schools in the flagstaff unified school district.let's get right to ian with a check of today's temperatures.